The Fullerton City Council announced Tuesday, April 15, at their regularly scheduled meeting, that there is broad agreement on a conceptual framework to resolve the land-use issues in Fullerton’s West Coyote Hills. The West Coyote Hills site has generated a lot of attention and debate in Fullerton for over 40 years and this announcement represents a significant path forward for the parties involved.
“In an effort to reach consensus, City leaders have met with representatives of community groups and the landowner in recent months,” explained Fullerton Mayor, Doug Chaffee. He added, “We are pleased to announce that the main parties in this issue – The Friends of Coyote Hills, Open Coyote Hills and Pacific Coast Homes – have now agreed on what we are calling a “Path Forward” to resolve the issues over this property.”
According to the agreement, Pacific Coast Homes will sell the site if the parties can agree on a fair price and reasonable acquisition terms, an important first step by the landowner. A key factor to this agreement came about with The Trust for Public Land (TPL) http://www.tpl.org/, a highly-regarded national conservation group, joining the acquisition discussions and helping identify potential funding sources and timelines.
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Source: Fullerton Chamber of Commerce